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  • Nimitz Academic Decathlon Qualifies for State MeetNimitz AcDec Team

     

    Over the weekend, Nimitz placed second at the Region IX Academic Decathlon Meet. There was certainly plenty of good news to go around for the Vikings.  Naturally, we would have liked to have won our 25th regional title in the past 29 years, but we continued the pattern of never finishing lower than 2nd place at the regional level.  The team also took second place in the Super Quiz Relay, answering 30 of 36 questions correctly.

     

    At the awards ceremony on Saturday night, the Vikings were awarded 43 medals.  Aron Mathai led the way with 10 medals.  Other top performances came from Ramon Reyes, who won 6 medals, Ryan Shelton, who won 7 medals, and Seireadan Zipper, who won 5 medals.  Carlos Estevis deserves special mention, as he won 6 medals in the most competitive GPA category and was the team’s top scoring student in the objective part of the competition.  Brianna Rios, Geoff Thomas, and Lilian Garcia each won 3 medals.

     

    Now, it is on to the State Meet for the 29th year in a row.  This year’s meet will be held right here in Irving, with the competition being held at both the Singley Academy and MacArthur High School on the last weekend in February.  We welcome your support as we embark on our quest to try to finish in the State’s top ten for the 20th consecutive year.

     

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  • This Week's Calendar

    Monday, February 1

    • 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – STAAR/TELPAS Testing Training – Administration Building (Dixon/Trammell)
    • 5:30 p.m. – JV2 Softball vs. Colleyville – There (Scrimmage)

    Tuesday, February 2

    • 12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Principal’s Meeting – Administration Building (Mauricio)
    • 4:30 p.m. – TELPAS Writing Training – Library (Mandatory For All Teachers/Instructional Paras)
    • 4:30 p.m. – Academic Detention – Cafeteria (Vess/Sepulveda/Parker)
    • 4:30/6:00/7:30 – Boys Soccer vs. Grand Prairie/Skyline – Nimitz (Ogle)
    • 5:30/6:00/7:30 – Boys Basketball vs. Irving – Irving High School (Davis)
    • 5:30/6:00/7:30 – Girls Basketball vs. Irving – Nimitz (Clark/Parker)
    • 5:30/7:00 – Girls Softball vs. Cedar Hill - Nimitz (Scrimmage)
    • 6:00/7:30 – Girls Soccer vs. Skyline – There/Forrester Stadium

    Wednesday, February 3

    • 7:45 a.m. – TELPAS Assembling and Verifying Training – Room 432 (By Invitation Only – Teachers)
    • 2:00 p.m. – Administrative Meeting – Counselor Conference Room (All Administrators/Deans/Chapa/Roper)
    • 4:30 p.m. – TELPAS Assembling and Verifying Training – Room 432 (By Invitation Only – Teachers)
    • 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Baseball Booster Club Meeting – Library (Coach Somwang)


    Thursday, February 4

    • 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – District Counselor Meeting – Singley Academy (All Counselors)
    • 10:00 a.m. – Progress Report Grades Due – Follow Grading Policy
    • 4:30 p.m. – TELPAS Writing Training – Library (Mandatory For All Teachers/Instructional Paras)


    Friday, February 5

    • Progress Reports Distributed – 4th Period
    • 7:45 a.m. – TELPAS Writing Training – Library (Mandatory For All Teachers/Instructional Paras)
    • 4:30/5:30/7:30 - Boys Soccer vs. Jesuit – Nimitz (Trammell)
    • 5:30/6:00/7:30 – Boys Basketball vs. W.T. White – W.T. White High School
    • 5:30/6:00/7:30 – Girls Basketball vs. W.T. White – Nimitz (Dixon)
    • 6:00 p.m.- JV Girls Softball vs. Crowley – There (Scrimmage)
    • Nimitz Tennis vs. Fair Oaks Individual Tournament – Time TBA


    Saturday, February 6

    • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Saturday School/Saturday Detention – Cafeteria (Clark)
    • 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. – District Wrestling Tournament – Spectator and JV Gyms – Nimitz (Clark)
    • 6:00/7:15 p.m. – Girls Softball vs. Mesquite/S. Hill (Scrimmage)
    • Softball Work Day – Softball Field (All Day)
    • Boys Track – Dual Meet w/Mansfield Legacy – Time and Location TBA
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  • Distinction Designation Nimitz Earns Three Distinction Designations 

     
     
    Nimitz received Distinction Designation for the 2014-2015 school year in Mathematics, Student Progress and Closing Performance Gaps.
     
     
    Distinction designations are awarded in recognition of outstanding achievement in specific areas. Campus distinctions are based on indicators of student performance in comparison to forty similar campuses.
     
     
    Congratulations to our hard working Nimitz staff and students for their achievements last year! 
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Irving ISD Points of Pride

  • icon Irving ISD was named the 2015 National Advanced Placement (AP) District of the Year for expanding student access to AP courses and improving AP Exam performance.
     
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  • icon In 2015, Irving ISD high school students earned more than 2,220 career certifications through the district’s signature studies program and campus2career initiative.
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    More than 2,000 mentors volunteer in the district. Half joined in the fall of 2014 through the Triple M program which focuses on modern, meaningful mentoring.
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  • icon $22.5 million in scholarships were award to students in 2015. 137 scholars were awarded scholarships through The Irving Schools Foundation.
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  • icon IISD Partners in Education program has more than 200 active alliances with businesses and other organizations and more than 1,500 volunteers.
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  • icon Irving ISD is home to the largest Net-zero middle school, Lady Bird Johnson Middle School, in the nation.
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